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Effects of Smart Reading in the Elementary English Classroom
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  • Journal title : International Journal of Contents
  • Volume 10, Issue 2,  2014, pp.59-66
  • Publisher : The Korea Contents Association
  • DOI : 10.5392/IJoC.2014.10.2.059
 Title & Authors
Effects of Smart Reading in the Elementary English Classroom
Jeong, Myeonggi; Jeon, Heecheol; Kim, Jeongryeol;
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The Purpose of this study is to examine the effects of the Smart reading program, Smartree, in an elementary English class. Recently in Korea, the use of smart technologies in education has become an issue with the introduction of a new educational platform and increased social interaction between teachers and students. The Smart learning paradigm is converging with technology and social learning. This study examines an English reading method using smart technology and how it affects the improvement of elementary students` reading ability, we also suggest effective reading methods related to Smart learning suitable for this new educational trend. The results showed that the use of a tablet PC based Smartree reading program had meaningful effects on both improvements of cognitive reading ability and changes in affective attitude.
Smart Learning;Smartree Reading Program;Reading Ability;Affective Attitude;
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